Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-11-19
  • Publisher: Springer Pub Co
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The second edition of the current leading nursing text in curriculum development and evaluation continues to serve nurse educators in academic settings as well as in the practice arena. It is a practical guide for developing, revising, and evaluating nursing curricula and educational programs, complete with case studies and details on conducting a needs assessment to determine the extent of revision necessary within current curricula.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introduction to the History of Curriculum Development and Curriculum Approval Processesp. 1
Best-Laid Plans: A Century of Nursing Curriculap. 5
Curriculum Development and Approval Processes in Changing Educational Environmentsp. 33
Learning Theories, Education Taxonomies, and Critical Thinkingp. 47
Learning Theories Applied to Curriculum Developmentp. 49
Taxonomies and Critical Thinking in Curriculum Designp. 71
Needs Assessment in Curriculum Developmentp. 87
External Frame Factorsp. 91
Internal Frame Factorsp. 123
Curriculum Development Applied to Nursing Education and the Practice Settingp. 145
The Components of the Curriculump. 149
Curriculum Planning for Associate Degree Nursing Programsp. 195
Curriculum Planning for Baccalaureate Nursing Programsp. 209
Curriculum Planning for Master's Nursing Programsp. 241
The Doctor of Nursing Practicep. 253
Curriculum Planning for Doctor of Philosophy and Other Research-Focused Doctoral Nursing Programsp. 261
Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Staff Developmentp. 269
Program Evaluation and Accreditationp. 293
Program Evaluationp. 297
Planning for Accreditation: Evaluating the Curriculump. 311
Issues and Trends in Curriculum Development and Evaluationp. 333
Effects of Informatics and Technology on Curriculum Development and Evaluationp. 335
Issues and Challenges for Nurse Educatorsp. 353
Appendix: Glossaryp. 379
Indexp. 387
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